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Reinvention will lead to transformation – Bruton

  MINISTER for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, was the keynote speaker at the Shannon Chamber luncheon last Friday and told those present we need to “totally reinvent ourselves” in order to transform our economy. In his keynote address, Minister Bruton said, “It is not about getting back to where we were but we really have to totally reinvent ourselves and that is an enormous challenge to everybody, not just those in business. Things did go wrong and people might say it’s not anything to do with an ordinary family but of course it is, because it was the decisions that families make and the career choices that are made that do make a difference to whether we are able to transform our economy.”He highlighted the number of people who took up engineering and technology degrees between 2001 and 2010 was halved and commented, “The impact of the wrong road that was travelled in respect of property and banking …

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